TAMARAC. FLA. (WSVN) - - The United Way of Broward County is helping some heroes get back on the road with a free car.
The organization’s Mission United initiative gave two deserving veterans a free car, Thursday.
“It’s freaking awesome. One word to describe all this is ‘awesome.’ It’s a wonderful feeling,” said veteran Lindon Campbell. “There’s a lot of stuff that I need to get done, and I feel like, with this vehicle, I’ll be able to get that done.”
It’s part of the Progressive Group of Insurance Companies’ fifth annual Keys to Progress program.
“Wonderful — it’s really great,” said veteran Lina Romero-Vargas. “It’s really going to change my life, and I know that it’s going to bring me closer to my dreams, which is helping people, so with people helping me, I’m just going to do the ripple effect and help other people as much as I can.”
“To come here and see how Broward County truly comes together to support veterans is amazing,” said Kenneth Juede, the director of Mission United. “I love living here. I love being a part of the community that gives back.”
Mission United supports U.S. military service members, veterans and their families in Broward County by helping them adjust to civilian life.
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